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Dignity a history

Author: Remy Debes
Publisher: New York, NY Oxford University Press [2017] © 2017
Series: Oxford philosophical concepts
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version
New York : Oxford University Press, 2017
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Remy Debes
ISBN: 9780199386000 0199386005 9780199385997 0199385998
OCLC Number: 1004893740
Notes: Literaturverzeichnis: Seite 369-397 und Index.
Description: xix, 408 Seiten, 4 ungezählte Seiten Illustrationen (teilweise farbig)
Contents: Introduction Remy DebesChapter 1. Dignity in Homer and Classical Greece Patrice RankineChapter 2. Dignity in Roman and Stoic Thought Miriam GriffinReflection: Dignity in Confucian and Buddhist Thought David WongChapter 3. Dignity After the Fall Bonnie KentChapter 4. Islamic Conceptions of Dignity: Historical Trajectories and Paradigms Mustafa ShahChapter 5. Dignity, Vile Bodies and Nakedness: Giovanni Pico and Giannozzo Manetti Brian CopenhaverReflection: Portraiture, Social Positioning, and Displays of Dignity in Early Modern London Edward TownChapter 6. Equal Dignity and Rights Stephen DarwallChapter 7. Human Dignity Before Kant: Denis Diderot's Passionate Person Remy DebesChapter 8. Dignity: Kant's Revolutionary Conception Oliver SensenReflection: A Time For Dignity Charles MillsChapter 9. Bourgeois Dignity: Making the Self-Made Man Christine HendersonReflection: Taking refuge from history in morality: Marx, Morality, and Dignity Somogy VargaChapter 10. Universalizing Dignity in the Nineteenth Century Mikka LaVaque-MantyReflection: Why Bioethics isn't Ready for Human Dignity Marcus DuwellChapter 11. Sympathy and Dignity in Early Africana Philosophy Bernie BoxillReflection: Death and Dignity in American Law Emma Kaufman
Series Title: Oxford philosophical concepts
Responsibility: edited by Remy Debes.


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...a fascinating book that will enrich one's understanding of this important philosophical concept. Anyone interested in the history of dignity, or ethics in general, could benefit from this book. * Read more...

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